In English folklore, mushroom rings were known as fairy or pixie rings. These were caused by the wee folks dancing in a circle. As they wore down the grass, they left a circular pattern of basidia (a type of mushroom) behind.
The babe laughed a laugh that filled all the hollow spaces in the forest. As I fairy I smiled and helped carry it to the tree. Any abandoned or orphaned creatures we brought to our sanctuary. The head fairy, my mother, was the in charge and each fairy was